They’re hard to resist!
Empanadas are one of the best quick, easy, yet filling, and delicious snacks. Sometimes it could even be a full meal in itself.
There’s simply nothing that you could hate about it. It comes in a variety of flavors and there’s surely bound to be an empanada out there fit for everyone and anyone.
Whether you like your empanada more on the flaky side or thick and bready side, this list has got it all. Here are the best empanadas you can get in the metro!
Celebrity chef Sandy Daza‘s Casa Daza has become a household name, particularly for its flaky, crisp, and overall well-cooked empanadas. It’s a quick grab-and-go option that’s not only filling but also has a variety of flavors made to satisfy any of your cravings in a pinch.
Mama Empanada has been an original recipe that’s been passed down from many generations since 1979. Whether you’re looking for pasalubong or baon ideas, their empanadas as well as other snacks will never fail you.
Mom & Tina’s Bakery Cafe serves traditional home-cooked meals, fresh-out-of-the-oven pastries, as well as other goodies. They got different kinds of empanada: Chicken, Beef, Ham & Cheese, and Bacon & Cheese!
Known for its buttery, flaky, and super tasty pastry puffs, Buttery & Co. not only serves their bestselling Buttery’s Puff. They also serve savory comfort food items including different kinds of pasta and their chicken puff pie.
Chingolo Deli is your next-door deli, butcher, and kitchen. Apart from getting your fresh supply of cold cuts and cheeses, they are also known to be home to the famous Bolzico Beef and its empanadas.
Holy Smokes BBQ serves authentic Texas-style smoked meats, and #NewSchoolBBQ – a modern take on bbq-inspired dishes from different countries. Just their empanadas alone come in extraordinary flavors such as their smoked beef empanada with mango habanero sauce and Ebi empanada with mango wasabi sauce.
The premium Ilocos empanadas come from none other than Lola’s. They serve authentic Ilocos-style empanadas that are a bang for your buck with their size and generous filling.
Vutcher is a plant-based version of your typical carinderia. They’ve got your favorite classic Filipino dishes from sisig to adobo and even a 100% vegan alternative to Jollibee’s sweet-style spaghetti, fried chicken, and peach mango pie. Among their other bestsellers include their empanadas which come in eight different flavors.